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Chris Lighty Net Worth
Net Worth:
$30 Million
Date of Birth
May 8, 1968
Place of Birth
The Bronx
Profession
Music executive, Film Producer

Chris Lighty was an American businessman with a net worth of $30 million. Chris Lighty made his net worth by being the CEO of his company, Violator Records, which helps manage the careers of hip hop and R&B artists like 50 Cent, Ja Rule and Mariah Carey. Raised by a single mother who had seven children, Lighty was born in the Bronx River Projects, New York. Violator Records is a multi-million-dollar company but only has 14 employees. On August 30th, 2012, Chris Lighty was found dead in his New York apartment of an apparently self inflicted gun shot. At the time of his death Lighty was involved in a heated argument with his estranged ex wife and was in the process of moving out of their three story $5.6 million NYC townhouse. Lighty may have been having financial stemming from his divorce.

Chris Lighty Net Worth

Chris Lighty Net Worth

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Chris Lighty

Darrell Steven Lighty was an American music industry executive. He co-founded Violator, a record label, management, and marketing company, which represented hip hop artists such as Nas, Ja Rule, Mobb Deep, Missy Elliott, L.L. Cool J, Uncle Murda, and 50 Cent. He served as Se...
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Date of Birth
  • May 8, 1968
Nicknames
  • Violatest
  • Darrell Steven Lighty
Nationality
  • United States of America
Country
  • United States of America
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